The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 282 274 328
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +54
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 446 456 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.02% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 381 345 264
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36338 37283 38695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.08% 83.63% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30719 30330 33012
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -51 53 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Chessington - 5 £55,000 - 1
Croydon +2 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Isleworth +4 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £42,500 -
Sidcup -8 2 £48,625 +1.69%
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £45,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 686 (76.73%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (44.41%) Scrum
3 232 (25.95%) QA
4 226 (25.28%) E-Commerce
5 193 (21.59%) SQL
6 188 (21.03%) Retail
7 184 (20.58%) User Experience
8 182 (20.36%) Business Analysis
9 174 (19.46%) TDD
10 171 (19.13%) Finance
11 167 (18.68%) Use Case
12 152 (17.00%) Project Management
13 134 (14.99%) BDD
14 131 (14.65%) JIRA
15 129 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
16 120 (13.42%) HTML
16 120 (13.42%) Analytics
17 118 (13.20%) JavaScript
18 115 (12.86%) Degree
19 113 (12.64%) C#
20 108 (12.08%) CSS
21 102 (11.41%) Marketing
22 101 (11.30%) Selenium
23 100 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
24 97 (10.85%) Java
25 95 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
26 94 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
27 93 (10.40%) .NET
27 93 (10.40%) UML
27 93 (10.40%) Test Scripting

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (5.26%) CMS
2 16 (1.79%) Apache
3 15 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.68%) JBoss
4 13 (1.45%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.12%) Confluence
6 8 (0.89%) Node.js
7 7 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.56%) Drupal
8 5 (0.56%) nginx
9 4 (0.45%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.34%) uWSGI
10 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.34%) SAS
10 3 (0.34%) WordPress
11 2 (0.22%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.22%) Documentum
Applications
1 34 (3.80%) Photoshop
2 32 (3.58%) MS Excel
3 27 (3.02%) OmniGraffle
4 25 (2.80%) Fireworks
5 22 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (2.01%) MS Visio
7 12 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (1.01%) MS Office
9 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (3.80%) Google Analytics
2 20 (2.24%) Magento
3 3 (0.34%) SAP FI-GL
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.91%) SaaS
2 18 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.01%) Internet
2 13 (1.45%) HTTP
3 9 (1.01%) SNMP
4 6 (0.67%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.56%) DSL
5 5 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.56%) DNS
5 5 (0.56%) Broadband
6 3 (0.34%) CTI
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) Extranet
8 1 (0.11%) DAB
8 1 (0.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.24%) NoSQL
3 28 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (2.91%) MySQL
5 23 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.79%) Big Data
8 16 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.45%) Impala
9 13 (1.45%) Apache Hive
10 11 (1.23%) Mahout
10 11 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.67%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.56%) ProClarity
13 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.34%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 131 (14.65%) JIRA
2 101 (11.30%) Selenium
3 69 (7.72%) Cucumber
4 64 (7.16%) Jenkins
5 55 (6.15%) WebDriver
6 51 (5.70%) Git (software)
7 45 (5.03%) Axure RP
8 42 (4.70%) Hudson
9 38 (4.25%) TeamCity
10 36 (4.03%) Bugzilla
11 28 (3.13%) JMeter
11 28 (3.13%) Maven
11 28 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
12 24 (2.68%) Bitbucket
13 22 (2.46%) Subversion
14 19 (2.13%) SpecFlow
15 15 (1.68%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (1.57%) WATIR
16 14 (1.57%) Yeoman
General
1 188 (21.03%) Retail
2 171 (19.13%) Finance
3 102 (11.41%) Marketing
4 83 (9.28%) Telecoms
5 70 (7.83%) Banking
6 63 (7.05%) Advertising
7 44 (4.92%) Games
8 42 (4.70%) Law
9 33 (3.69%) Publishing
10 18 (2.01%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.79%) Legal
12 15 (1.68%) Front Office
13 12 (1.34%) Back Office
14 11 (1.23%) Automotive
15 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.45%) Billing
17 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.22%) Electronics
17 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 381 (42.62%) Analyst
2 344 (38.48%) Business Analyst
3 156 (17.45%) Developer
4 81 (9.06%) Agile Business Analyst
5 69 (7.72%) Senior Analyst
6 66 (7.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 62 (6.94%) QA Engineer
8 53 (5.93%) Project Manager
9 46 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 44 (4.92%) Designer
11 40 (4.47%) Product Manager
12 37 (4.14%) UX Designer
13 35 (3.91%) Architect
14 32 (3.58%) .NET Developer
15 28 (3.13%) Product Owner
16 27 (3.02%) Automation Engineer
16 27 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
17 26 (2.91%) C# Developer
18 25 (2.80%) Java Developer
19 24 (2.68%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (13.42%) HTML
2 108 (12.08%) CSS
3 93 (10.40%) .NET
4 79 (8.84%) XML
5 60 (6.71%) Web Services
6 52 (5.82%) jQuery
7 49 (5.48%) RESTful
8 48 (5.37%) ASP.NET
9 45 (5.03%) JSON
10 42 (4.70%) HTML5
10 42 (4.70%) SOAP
11 39 (4.36%) CSS3
12 36 (4.03%) Gherkin
13 29 (3.24%) Spring
13 29 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (2.91%) REST
15 23 (2.57%) Flash
16 21 (2.35%) JSP
16 21 (2.35%) Ajax
17 20 (2.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 184 (20.58%) User Experience
2 100 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (9.06%) Mobile App
4 65 (7.27%) Open Source
5 62 (6.94%) Computer Science
6 40 (4.47%) FMCG
7 30 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.13%) iPhone
9 16 (1.79%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.34%) Social Media
11 11 (1.23%) IPTV
12 10 (1.12%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.01%) W3C
14 8 (0.89%) DTV
14 8 (0.89%) Social Network
14 8 (0.89%) Web 2.0
14 8 (0.89%) Animation
14 8 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (8.61%) Apple iOS
2 65 (7.27%) Android
3 29 (3.24%) Linux
4 11 (1.23%) UNIX
5 9 (1.01%) Windows
6 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (76.73%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (44.41%) Scrum
3 226 (25.28%) E-Commerce
4 182 (20.36%) Business Analysis
5 174 (19.46%) TDD
6 167 (18.68%) Use Case
7 152 (17.00%) Project Management
8 134 (14.99%) BDD
9 129 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (13.42%) Analytics
11 95 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 94 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 93 (10.40%) UML
13 93 (10.40%) Test Scripting
14 88 (9.84%) Waterfall
15 75 (8.39%) CRM
16 68 (7.61%) Product Management
17 67 (7.49%) Test Automation
18 59 (6.60%) Unit Testing
19 56 (6.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 193 (21.59%) SQL
2 118 (13.20%) JavaScript
3 113 (12.64%) C#
4 97 (10.85%) Java
5 58 (6.49%) Ruby
6 46 (5.15%) Python
7 34 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 24 (2.68%) PHP
10 14 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.45%) VBA
12 11 (1.23%) Clojure
12 11 (1.23%) R
13 10 (1.12%) Scala
13 10 (1.12%) C
14 9 (1.01%) C++
15 8 (0.89%) Groovy
16 7 (0.78%) Perl
17 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (12.86%) Degree
2 90 (10.07%) ISEB
3 17 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.34%) CBAP
5 7 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.45%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) IIBA
8 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (25.95%) QA
2 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.22%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (1.45%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.56%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.45%) Vagrant
2 11 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.89%) Puppet
4 5 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.81%) Google
3 32 (3.58%) Oracle
4 22 (2.46%) Adobe
5 14 (1.57%) SAP
6 12 (1.34%) DevExpress
7 11 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.01%) IBM
9 8 (0.89%) hybris
10 7 (0.78%) iRise
10 7 (0.78%) Omniture
11 6 (0.67%) Cognos
12 5 (0.56%) Apple
12 5 (0.56%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.56%) ATG
13 4 (0.45%) Perforce
13 4 (0.45%) Endeca
13 4 (0.45%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.45%) Elastic Path
13 4 (0.45%) EPiServer
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Kainos
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Package (travel, bonus, healthcare,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum discretionary 10% bonus offered annu
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month plus extension
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 8 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Opportunity
Posted: 8 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Base and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago